SKOUT Cybersecurity Honored With 5-Star Rating in the 2021 CRN® Partner Program Guide

NEW YORK, March 29, 2021 – Today, SKOUT Cybersecurity, a leader in empowering managed service providers (MSPs) to offer Extended Detection and Response (XDR) through cloud-native, cyber-as-a-service software to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), is being recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide provides a conclusive list of the most distinguished partner programs from leading technology companies that provide products and services through the IT Channel. The 5-Star rating is awarded to an exclusive group of companies that offer solution providers the best of the best, going above and beyond in their partner programs.

Since its inception, SKOUT’s Partner Program has sought to provide a Best-in-Class experience by helping channel partners acquire and retain customers while maximizing their efficiency. CRN’s 5-star rating recognizes SKOUT for developing a proven cybersecurity sales process for its partners, its specialized sales training and its extensive Partner Portal, which houses a library of 100+ resources.

Given the importance of IT vendor channel programs, each year CRN develops its Partner Program Guide to provide the channel community with a detailed look at the partner programs offered by IT manufacturers, software developers, service companies, and distributors. Vendors are scored based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support, and communication.

“We are honored to see SKOUT recognized by CRN for offering one of the channel’s exemplary partner programs,” said Mike Hanauer, Chief Revenue Officer of SKOUT Cybersecurity. “Our first priority is serving the MSP community and making their lives easier, and we’re committed to making cyber-as-a-service even easier for our channel partners.”

“As innovation continues to fuel the speed and intricacy of technology, solution providers need partners that can keep up and support their developing business.” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s 2021 Partner Program Guide gives insight into the strengths of each organization’s program to recognize those that continually support and push positive change inside the IT channel.”


SKOUT makes cyber-as-a-service easy for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) by offering one dashboard, one number to call, and one turnkey partner. SKOUT is trusted by MSPs all over the world and offers a systematic approach to lower the cost and complexity of delivering managed security services. SKOUT believes that all businesses should have access to protection from cybercrime, regardless of size.

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